Annual Notice of "Weingarten" (Union Representation) Rights
POC for questions is E. J. DiGiovanni, Labor Relations Officer X7311.
In accordance with federal labor relations law, employees in bargaining units represented by an
exclusively recognized labor organization are entitled to annual notice of certain union
• Bargaining unit (represented) employees are entitled to have union representation present during
management conducted investigations, when there is a reasonable belief that disciplinary action
could result against the employee, as a result of the employee’s participation and the employee
requests union representation.
• Ongoing notice of this so-called “Weingarten” right to union representation is contained at the
“Labor” page of the Lakehurst HR web site. A link to this notice is provided here for your
Naval Air Engineering Station - Lakehurst NJ
Subj: BARGAINING UNIT EMPLOYEES REPRESENTATIONAL RIGHTS
Rights of Representation
In accordance with Title 5 of the U.S. Code, Chapter 71, Section 7114(a)(2), an exclusively
recognized union must be given the opportunity to be represented at any examination of
any employee in the bargaining unit, by a management representative of the employing
agency, in connection with an investigation when:
a. the employee has a reasonable belief that the examination may result in disciplinary
action against the employee being questioned; and
b. the employee requests union representation.
[DO NOT REMOVE THIS NOTICE UNTIL SUPERSEDED]